Memphis Stew August 2013


Fuzzy Brew

Tap room. Brewery. Patio. Local beer in the Memphis Broad Avenue Historic Arts District. Can foodie news in Memphis get any better than this? Not for Mayor AC Wharton and other local hotshots w... more

Aug 27, 2013 9:55 PM Dining Out

David ‘Mark’ Newman, 58, of Myrtle, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013. He was born September 1, 1954, in Springfield, Missouri, to Melvin and Jacquie Newman. He was preceded in... more

Aug 23, 2013 12:59 PM Dining Out

The year before last, two days before Christmas, I got a call from Mark Newman. “Hey Pamela,” he said. “Meet me in the parking lot of Acre. I’ve got a surprise for you.” When I pulled up next t... more

Aug 21, 2013 9:19 PM Dining Out

Chefs Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman go Hog Wild in Oregon; so does chef Felicia Willett, below, touring Elk Cove Winery, where the pig roast was held Saturday.

Leslie Kelly

Chef Michael Hudman worked up a sweat, shoveling glowing coals from the bottom of a burn barrel into a nearby barbecue pit. It might have been just another summer Sunday in Memphis, except that... more

Aug 20, 2013 8:07 AM Dining Out

If you love Elvis and candy, you've probably already purchased an Elvis chocolate bar from Dinstuhl's, the longtime Memphis candy maker. Now you can try an Aloha from Hawaii Coconut Crunch, the com... more

Aug 16, 2013 11:38 AM Dining Out

Frost Bake Shop in Laurelwood Shopping Center opened on Thursday, and on Wednesday I got to meet Diana Nicholas, the baker (along with two others) who makes the company’s specialty cakes. The trio ... more

Aug 16, 2013 12:18 AM Dining Out

After living in Memphis for 23 years, I ate my first peanut butter and banana sandwich, grilled Elvis-style, of course, at Graceland’s Rockabilly’s Burger Shop. I was underwhelmed, but I liked the ... more

Aug 13, 2013 10:36 PM Dining Out

The monthly artisans’ market at the Williams-Sonoma Germantown store will feature local purveyors, including me, from noon to 4 p.m. this Saturday. The markets, held the second Saturday of ever... more

Aug 8, 2013 12:50 PM Dining Out


The renovation of the bake shop's location next to James Davis is almost complete.

It’s time to stop whining about the dearth of bakeries in Memphis because Bake Frost Shop is opening August 15 in the Laurelwood Shopping Center. The bakery, located next to James Davis, is the... more

Aug 5, 2013 10:52 AM Dining Out